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Challenges of oversupply and how it's impeding rental growth in African office markets
The African office market faces challenges from oversupply, changing work patterns, and unfavourable economic conditions.
One month ago
African real estate market key themes and trends
Evidently, investment preferences have undergone a remarkable transformation over the past five years. This article explores these themes in the medium of the African real estate market.
3 months ago
Increased investment opportunities in Zambia's agriculture market
The Zambian agriculture market has performed well despite Covid restrictions as government encourages investment into commercial farming.
4 months ago
The key drivers influencing prime warehousing demand in Africa
There remains a need for top-tier warehouses across Africa, as demand surpasses available supply.
5 months ago
The 2023 Commercial Real Estate outlook in Africa
We look forward at future risks, trends and opportunities in the commercial property sector in Africa and what to expect in 2023.
8 months ago
Why ‘ESG investing’ in Africa should be part of COP27
Cleaner energy strategy and more investment needed as Africa population set to double by 2050.
9 months ago
Welcome to The Africa Report 2022/23
Welcome to The Africa Report 2022/23, Knight Frank’s ultimate guide to the real estate market performance and opportunities in the world’s most exciting continent.
One year ago

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We explore the 2021 real estate trends and look at what to expect for 2022, according to Knight Frank Global research teams.
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Pandemic induced demand has boosted property markets in Africa, with high quality office space, larger homes and bigger warehousing space now sought after. Tilda Mwai rounds up how the property…
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Knight Frank survey reveals desire for green homes and wanting to live in the suburbs amongst African Respondents.
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New office space demand at highest since pandemic as sectors battle to attract the best and brightest with high quality office space.
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The Knight Frank Rural Property and Business Update – Our weekly dose of news, views and insight from the world of farming, food and landownership
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Africa’s e-commerce market has continued to attract strong investor interest as overall online sales revenues increased by over 28%.
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How a Swedish philanthropist’s vision is working with Kenya’s small-scale producers to help them cope
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Occupier requirements are evolving from the traditional, owner-occupied warehousing models to now demanding purpose-built, better-quality space.
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Nairobi has recorded the highest increase in rents (28%) between 2018 and 2021.
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Industrial assets are the best performing real estate sector across Africa, opening a world of opportunity to investors. 
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